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  • Learning Disabilities

    the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do mathematical calculations.” The disorders included under learning disabled are perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia. It does not include learning problems due to visual, hearing, or motor disabilities, mental retardation, emotional disturbance, or environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantage (Pullen, 2016).…

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  • Traumatic Brain Injury Research

    adolescent males ages 15 to 19 years most likely to sustain a TBI (Faul, Xu, Wald, Corondo, 2010). To take a look at a TBI through a communication point of view, patients with TBI typically have difficulty in understanding or producing speech, known as aphasia, and social- pragmatic communication deficits such as turn taking and maintenance of a topic in conversation (ASHA, 2016). Impairments of cognition can affect awareness of surroundings, attention to tasks, reasoning, problem solving, and…

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  • Diagnostic Criteria For ASD

    Diagnostic Criteria The current diagnostic and statistical manual of mental health disorder (DSM)V which was updated in 2013, placed diagnostic criteria for disorders such as Autistic disorders, Asperger syndrome, Pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified into an umbrella which is now called ASD ("Autism Speaks," 2016; "CDC," 2016). Under the current DSMV, diagnostic criteria for ASD has five criterions A through E and the child must meet the requirements of each criterion to…

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  • Analysis Of Erikson's Stage Of Identity

    I started high-school at a small charter high-school where they only accepted select students and were expected to perform at nearly college levels in class. For me, this was a difficult time in deciding where I belonged in terms of school groups. Our class of nearly 100 students was split between those who were considered hard workers by the teachers and those who did not. When I did not complete my homework assignments or tests, I felt that in the eyes of my professors that I was deemed as a…

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  • The Definition Of Dementia

    The reminiscence of the previous day flashes in the brain, yet she knows nothing of the preceding day. Walking through an unfamiliar home and seeing all these photos of a familiar face amongst many unknown faces, this is what it is like to wake up as a person who has dementia. When people first started to recognise dementia they called it senility and then later on the name changed to dementia (“Types of Dementia”). Many people believe that they understand the definition of dementia, but the…

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  • Autism In The Curious Incident Of The Dog And The Night-Time

    What is autism?Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior. In the novel;,The Curious Incident of the dog and the night-time the main character Christopher has autism and the author of the novel does an outstanding job of portraying Christopher as an autistic child. One aspect of autism that Haddon got both sides correct would…

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  • Reflective Reflection In Nursing

    Mrs P is a 79 year old widow who has been paralysed for over ten years following a stroke. She has partial movements. She is fully aware that she has been admitted into hospital because of her diabetes and for dehydration. She has been on this particular ward previously for chest infections and is familiar with the surroundings. According to (Walsh, 2002) physiological emotions may also be impacting on her eating and drinking patterns. Mrs P’s carers advise that she is a very strong willed…

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  • Examples Of Passive Aggressive Personality

    Passive-Aggressive Personality How do you know you are dealing with a passive-aggressive person? An ancient Chinese proverb describes passive-aggressive behavior as “a fist hiding behind a smile.” The NYU Medical Center defines a passive-aggressive individual as someone who, uncensored, "may appear to be sympathetic.” However, after considerable reflection, the realization finally arises that they are really doing more for themselves than anyone else. A passive-aggressive is a personality…

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